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									Maximise your potential
    Once you have identified new overseas business opportunities to
    develop, you’ll discover more ways to maximise your overseas
    business potential.
    With the latest advice and news about the new programme of
    market visits planned by UKTI in the East Midlands with support
    from East Midlands Development Agency (emda), the GoGlobal                                                              The Essential Event for Exporters                           The Essential Event for Exporters
    event can help your overseas business development really take off.

Who should attend?
    Existing exporters – find out about new market opportunities and
    the latest Government support packages available to maximise them.
    New and potential exporters – get all the advice you need to avoid
    exporting pitfalls and to find a profitable route to the right markets.
    Importers – discover ways of finding new global suppliers of
    quality products.
    Technologists – gain advice about technology transfer and setting
    up strategic partnerships with overseas partners.

Places limited – book your place today!
    The value of this event is in its personal focus. This is why we are
    restricting the number of places to allow delegates the chance to
    attend the workshops of their choice and meet advisers one-to-one
    in an unhurried atmosphere.
    Make sure you don’t miss out on this important event of the year by       UK Trade & Investment is the Government
                                                                                                                                                                Meet the experts to help you
    reserving your place online or by calling us direct.
                                                                              organisation that helps UK based companies                                        identify, develop and maximise
                                                                              succeed in international markets. We assist
To register:                                                                                                                                                    overseas business opportunities
                                                                              overseas companies to bring high quality
    Visit: www.eventsforce.net/goglobal07                                     investment to the UK's vibrant economy.
    Tel: 0845 052 4001                                                                                                                                          – all under one roof.
    and ask for the UKTI events team.
    Email: events@uktiem.co.uk
                                                                              UK Trade & Investment,
                                                                              International Trade Centre
                                                                              Innovation House, Riverside Park
                                                                              Raynesway, DERBY DE21 7BF
                                                                              T: 0845 052 4001                                                                  30 October 2007
                                                                              E: info@uktiem.co.uk                                                              The Gateway Hotel,
                                                                              W: www.emids.uktradeinvest.gov.uk                                                 Nottingham
GoGlobal – The region’s essential                                        GoGlobal – gets your business going!                                        About the Speakers                                When and where is it?
international trade event                                                    The GoGlobal Village in the Exhibition hall features experts who can    Peter Hogarth
                                                                                                                                                                                                       GoGlobal – The Essential Event for Exporters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       30th October 2007
                                                                             help you develop any business opportunities you might have in mind.     International Trade Director
    If you are looking at ways to improve your business potential,                                                                                   (East Midlands) – UKTI                            The Gateway Hotel,
    there is a wealth of opportunities to be found overseas.                 Their practical advice and up-to-the-minute market knowledge            Peter started as a buyer for an international     Nuthall Road,
                                                                             is valuable to help you succeed in developing new contacts and          trading company and went on to develop his        Nottingham, NG8 6AZ
    The question is, how and where do you find them?                                                                                                 sales and marketing experience in various                                     A610
                                                                             export sales. From international business support providers to                                                            (on the A610
                                                                                                                                                     roles. With particular experience in Africa and
    Whether you are interested in exporting your products or services        financial experts, there is someone to help you develop your            the Middle East, he also worked as an importer    into Nottingham
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    to new markets; setting up strategic alliances; or locating new          company’s global outlook.                                               and a distributor in Nigeria and Zimbabwe.        off J26 M1)
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    off-shore suppliers, a visit to the GoGlobal international trade                                                                                 Before his current position with UK Trade &
    event will hold the solutions you need to succeed.                       You can gain advice from:                                               Investment, he became an export development                                  M1
                                                                                                                                                     counsellor for Business Link in 1995.


GoGlobal – make one-to-one contact                                           • UK Trade & Investment                                                 Robert Keen                                       PROGRAMME

with international trade experts
                                                                             • Countries represented: Brazil, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore,
                                                                               Russia, Turkey
                                                                                                                                                     Director – British International Freight
                                                                                                                                                     Association (BIFA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                       09:30         Registration and Coffee

                                                                                                                                                     Robert was an operations manager for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                       10:00         Welcome

    Much more than just a conference and exhibition, GoGlobal is a           • East Midlands Chambers of Commerce                                    major global transport company and also                         Accessing Worldwide Business

    meeting of minds allowing you to make contact with                       • British International Freight Association                             worked for a freight software house before
                                                                                                                                                     joining BIFA, which represents the UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Peter Hogarth, International Trade Director, UKTI

    international trade and management experts to discuss your               • Nelsons Solicitors                                                    international freight services industry with
                                                                                                                                                     over 1,400 member companies providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                       10:20         Keynote Address
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Charles Morgan, Morgan Motor Company
    ideas and issues on a one-to-one basis.
                                                                             • Royal Bank of Scotland                                                services to importers and exporters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       10:40         Exhibition Opens
    • Hear the latest from key experts in our 30-minute workshops            • Regional Language Network                                                                                               10:45         Workshop Sessions – Morning
    • Assess your best route to market                                       • East Midlands China Business Bureau                                   Ian Morrison
                                                                                                                                                     Senior Research Adviser – Export Market                         (select first two choices from A, B, C & D below
    • Discover how to use the internet more effectively                      • India Business Bureau                                                 Research Scheme (EMRS)                                          – see online registration details)
    • products and select new markets and their suitability for your
      Learn how to                                                           • emita (East Midlands International Trade Association)                 With 20 years experience in the market
                                                                                                                                                     research industry, including international
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Workshop A    Moving your goods overseas effectively
                    services
                                                                             • Business Link                                                         projects for UK companies, Ian initially
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     - a freight forwarder’s perspective

    • Discuss your business interests with our team of experts               • Train to Gain                                                         worked at Unilver Bros.plc followed by an
                                                                                                                                                     account director position with the                Workshop B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Robert Keen, BIFA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Reaping rewards by researching the market
                                                                             • Manufacturing Advisory Service                                        research agency Millward Brown. Since                           Ian Morrison, British Chambers Commerce
Identify opportunities                                                       • Tenon Accountants and Business Advisers                               2005 he has run the EMRS programme for
                                                                                                                                                     UK Trade & Investment.                            Workshop C    Choosing the right route to market

    The world is ever-changing – and increasingly competitive.
                                                                             • QBT (Quorn Business Travel)                                                                                                           John Wilson, UK Trade & Investment

    That’s why you need to be the first to identify opportunities as         • HM Revenue and Customs                                                Simon Bedford
                                                                                                                                                     Managing Director – SGB Associates (UK) Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     How to manage and motivate your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     agents & distributors
    they present themselves.                                                                                                                         Following a successful career in export                         Simon Bedford, SGB Associates (UK) Ltd
                                                                                                                                                     sales, Simon now undertakes consultancy
    The GoGlobal international trade solutions event will help you                                                                                   activities with companies to develop export
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Workshop D    Maximise your on-line marketing business
    discover more about vibrant new markets and the very latest                                                                                                                                                      Susan Hallam, Hallam Communications Ltd
    news about high growth opportunities for your business.
                                                                             Special Guest Speaker                                                   strategies and deliver training. Simon is an
                                                                                                                                                     associate lecturer in international business      12:15         Lunch & Exhibition
                                                                                                                                                     at Hallam University, Sheffield.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ONE-TO-ONE opportunities with our
    You’ll also get to hear about the support that’s available to help       Managing Director of the world’s oldest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     international trade experts
    you identify these opportunities and get in front of the right           privately owned motor manufacturer Morgan
                                                                                                                                                     Susan Hallam                                      13:30         Workshop Sessions - Afternoon
    customers and decision-makers.                                           Motor Company, Charles Morgan will share                                Managing Director – Hallam Communications
                                                                             his experiences being part of a successful                                                                                              (select second two choices from A, B, C & D above
                                                                                                                                                     Susan has over 20 years experience in the
                                                                             family business which exports half its                                  online information industry providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     – see online registration details)
                                                                             hand-made cars all over the world. Charles                              consultancy and training to companies             15:15         IPOD prize draw
                                                                             will discuss how to come up with new                                    using the internet across the UK, Europe and
                                                                                                                                                     North America. She is a former senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                       15:30         Close

                                                                                                                              Morgan Motor Company
                                                                             marketing ideas; and his golden rule of          Charles Morgan         lecturer in computing and has held senior
                                                                             zigging when the competition is still zagging!                          ITC marketing roles at BT and Capital One.        Exhibition and one-to-one advice sessions running all day

								
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